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5.17: Putting It Together

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  • SUMMARY

    In this section, you learned the following:

    1. The different types of plate boundaries
    2. What type of motion is associated with each boundary
    3. The mechanisms that cause the plate movements
    4. The geologic features associated with each boundary
    5. What evidence supported Continental Drift
    6. Why certain areas are prone to mountain building, earthquakes and volcanoes
    7. The different types of deformation caused by plate tectonics
    8. What hotspots are and how they can create new land

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